Adjaye Associates, Henning Larsen Architects and Caruso St John are among the seven shortlisted teams whose designs for a major new art museum in the Latvian capital have been unveiled today (+ slideshow).
LA studio wHY, Helsinki firm Lahdelma & Mahlamäki, Berlin office Sauerbruch Hutton and Rotterdam practice Neutelings Riedijk also feature on the shortlist for the Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art, proposed for Riga.
Adjaye Associates proposes a building with an angular roofscape
Set to open in 2021, the €30 million (£24 million) cultural building aims to become the “most-visited art museum in the Baltic states”. It will showcase art and visual culture from Latvia and the Baltic Sea region, from the 1960s to the present day.